Search Results: "Bookerella and Story Worldwide"


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CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 30, 2012

"A winner: beautifully illustrated, nicely designed and solidly informative. (iPad informational app. 6-9)"
A seamless blend of realistic graphics, high-resolution photography and well-chosen interactive features makes for an inviting introduction to bat behavior and types. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: March 26, 2012

"Well-used technology paired nicely with solid characters make this a promising series opener. (iPad fantasy app. 8-10)"
An interactive introduction to three female friends linked by their love of horses and a fantastical adventure. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 27, 2012

"It's a nice-enough book with a well-handled message, but probably not one that holds up to too many repeated readings. (iPad storybook app. 3-7)"
A storybook with a clear, easy-to-understand message about embracing the similarities of friends who live under different circumstances, this app succeeds even if its page structure proves cumbersome. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"More inspiration than documentation but definitively global in scope, a happy contrast to so many Eurocentric 'world' surveys. (Collective biography. 11-15)"
An international array of badass women through the ages and up to the present. Read full book review >

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MAYA'S STORY by Diana Story
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 2017

"A lively and optimistic alarm bell regarding the fractured state of the globe today."
This debut YA fantasy sees a teen prepare to battle the ills of the world and the sinister force responsible. Read full book review >

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THE ESSENTIAL WORLDWIDE MONSTER GUIDE by Linda Ashman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"As both a surefire read-aloud and a heads-up for prospective young travelers, this can't be beat. (Poetry. 7-10)"
As pithy and clever as Ogden Nash at his best, Ashman profiles 13 magical creatures from as many parts of the world. Read full book review >

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PEEK AND PLAY CHRISTMAS STORY by Christina Goodings
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2013

"This introduction should please little ones and their parents alike. (Picture book. 1-4)"
Babies and toddlers can enjoy a simple introduction to the Christmas story with this cleverly constructed board book, which was first published in Great Britain. Read full book review >

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Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"An excellent exploration of the writing process that will particularly interest those who have toyed with the idea of documenting their own experience."
An insightful examination of personal narratives. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 9, 2004

"Interesting and enjoyable reading for the election year, with a bonus story among many other presidential narratives: the origins of the Baby Ruth candy bar."
George Washington threw a dollar coin across the Delaware, George Dubya, the onetime "Texas Prince Hal yearning to become Henry V," throws missiles at Iraq. Who can tell how the spin will play? Read full book review >

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THE STORY OF LAND AND SEA by Katy Simpson Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"A bleak, unsentimental but ultimately static evocation of early American lives."
An unvarnished tale of seafaring, slavery and new beginnings set in post-Revolutionary North Carolina. Read full book review >